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Killers of Ahmaud Arbery sentenced on federal hate crime charges

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Although there will still be appeals to be handled in a process that could stretch on for several more years, the saga of the death of Ahmaud Arbery and the three men convicted of murdering him reached the second phase of sentencing today. In addition to their previous murder convictions on state charges, Greg and Travis McMichael, along with William “Roddie” Bryan, were convicted on federal hate crime charges this year and faced sentencing today. First up was Travis McMichael, the person who actually fired the weapon that ended Arbery’s life. The judge rejected nearly every request from the defense in this phase of the proceedings and sentenced the younger McMichael to life in prison plus ten years. A few hours later, his father Greg was given the same sentence.

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